Journey Through Holy Week 


Follow Christ and the Church from the Saturday of Lazarus to the Agape Vespers service. This zine, created by the Department of Religious Education, pinpoints the relevance and meanings of the services, hymns, Scripture, icons, traditions and history. In addition to the classroom, the zine can be used during retreats, in the church or at home. Age 10+. 

Each lesson in the Teacher Guide focuses on a theme: 

  • Teacher Guide (PDF)
    • Lesson 1: Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday, surprise and hope (PDF)
    • Lesson 2: Bridegroom Services, living in preparation for meeting Christ (PDF)
    • Lesson 3: Holy Wednesday and Holy Thursday, healing and wholeness (PDF)
    • Lesson 4: Holy Thursday Evening and Holy Friday, Christ's presence during times of suffering (PDF)
    • Lesson 5: Holy Saturday and Easter (Pascha), joy and freedom in the resurrection (PDF)
    • Extra Activities (PDF)

A printed version can also be purchased at